A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 4

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A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 4

  1. 1. DO NOW Take out homework (Exit Tickets) Re-read! Look at Chapter 2 (pg. 8-13) Find one sentence that shows you something about the culture of Salva’s tribe. **Hint! Jobs, traditions, religion, etc.
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can cite several pieces of text-based evidence to support my analysis of Nya’s and Salva’s character. I can analyze how the author, Linda Sue Park, develops and contrasts the points of view of Nya and Salvia.
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Definitions for back of notebook: cite = evidence =
  4. 4. Difficult Texts! What can we do? Things Close Readers Do • Get the gist of what a text is about • Know how YOU deal with emotional text • Talk about what they read!! • Use the text to answer questions • Re-read
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence Guiding Question: How do culture, time and place influence the development of identity?
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Vocabulary! Open to last page in notebook • culture= the beliefs and lifestyles of a particular group of people What are examples of how someone’s culture shapes his or her identity?
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Vocabulary! Open to last page in notebook • time= a specific period in which someone lives (1980’s, 2008) What are examples of how someone’s time shapes his or her identity?
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Vocabulary! Open to last page in notebook • place= a geographic location in which someone lives (includes weather, climate, resources, etc.) What are examples of how a place shapes someone’s identity?
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence Worksheet What to do: • Read directions silently • Fill in boxes with your information • Use Chapters 1-2 to complete the grid
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence Worksheet Detail/ Evidence Page # Inference/ Reasoning Used in your writing? “Salva had three brothers and two sisters. As each boy reached the age of about ten years, he was sent off to school.” 2 In Salva’s culture, schooling is only for boys. He feels happy and takes school seriously. “It would take her half the morning if she didn’t stop along the way.” 1 From the book Your ideas based on the book
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence – Rereading! Use evidence to prove your inference • How did the time period when Salva grew up affect who he is? • How did where Nya lived affect who she is? • What are Salva and Nya’s cultures like?
  12. 12. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence Worksheet Detail/ Evidence Page # Inference/ Reasoning Used in your writing?
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water Gathering Evidence – Rereading! On Your Own!!! • Try Chapter 2 by yourself • Use the worksheet to record your answers • When done, circle the row of which you are most proud.
  14. 14. A Long Walk to Water Homework Homework! • See the lines at the bottom of your Gathering Evidence Worksheet. • Come up with two (2) questions you have after reading Chapters 1 & 2. Hint! Questions can be about place, time, culture, people, the future of the two stories…or…

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